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Episode 4: How They Grew Their Nonprofits? The Board of Directors Edition

For the October edition of "How They Grew Their Nonprofits?," Alana Knows Nonprofits partnered with Princess Johnson, founder and executive director of Royal Expressions Contemporary Ballet, to teach nonprofit leaders how to build a powerhouse of active nonprofit board members.





Princess Johnson is an international dancer, choreographer, entrepreneur, and motivator. She established Royal Expressions Contemporary Ballet in 2009 where she has created six original dance productions, has taught hundreds of students, and even led a team to bring world-renowned ballerina, Misty Copeland to Greensboro, NC in 2014 as well as Alicia Graf Mack of Alvin Ailey in 2015.


In 2017, Princess Johnson received a Project Plie scholarship from American Ballet Theatre and became certified as a National Training Curriculum Teacher in levels Pre-Primary to Level 5. Princess had the pleasure of traveling to Nairobi, Kenya is the summer of 2018 to share her love and joy of dance with the children of Kibera and other parts of Kenya. While there, she had her first international performance at a church in a Maasai village. She is a visionary and truly believes in the power of never losing your momentum.

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